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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2016, Volume : 4, Issue : 4
First page : ( 429) Last page : ( 430)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2016.00078.8

A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Video Assisted Teaching on Knowledge Regarding BLS among II Year GNM Students in Shri Anand School of Nursing at Rajkot Dist

Kavitha T.*

Associate Professor, Shri Anand Institute of Nursing, Opp. Ghanteshwar Park, Jamnagar Main Road, Rajkot Dist, Gujarat-360006

*Corresponding Author's Email: kavees81@gmail.com

Online published on 12 January, 2017.



The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge of II year GNM students regarding BLS.

Design and Methods

Quasi-experimental one group pre test post test design was used. 50 II year GNM students were selected by non probability convenient sampling. The pre-test was administered by using the structured questionnaire followed by Video Assisted Teaching Program. After 7 days, the Post-test was administered by using the same structured questionnaire for evaluating the effectiveness of VAT on the BLS related knowledge.

Data analysis

The obtained data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics and interpreted in terms of objective and hypothesis of the study. The level of significance was set at 0.05 levels.


The post test shows that majority of student 32(64%) were having adequate knowledge, 18(36%) were having moderate knowledge regarding BLS.


The study concluded based on findings suggested that VAT was effective among the II year GNM students for improving knowledge regarding BLS.



Effectiveness, Video Assisted Teaching, Basic Life Support, General Nursing Midwifery.


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